British IR Official stamp valued at $52,000

A 1902-1904 bright carmine British “IR Official” stamp is set to star in Spink’s sale of the Charles Hamilton collection.

IR Official Spink

This rare IR Official overprint is in mint condition

The overprint denotes this lot as being for the use of the Inland Revenue department. This is a particularly fine, unused specimen.

It’s expected to make £35,000-40,000 ($45,730-52,263) in the July 25 sale in London.

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